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Time Zone: Harding County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Buffalo is the Seat for Harding County.

Harding County was founded in 1909.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Harding had a population of 1,123 people. This is a decrease of 17% since the last Census (which gave a population of 1,353 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Harding represented 0.18% of the total population of South Dakota, making it the state's 65th most populous county (out of 66 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20101,255-7.24%+11.75% since 2009
20091,123-17%-1.4% since 2008
20081,139-15.82%-2.32% since 2007
20001,353The Last Census

More information can be found on the Harding County Census Page for Harding County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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